(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In order to be included on the ballot in a certain city, a candidate must get at least 12.5% of the registered voters in each of three or more of the city's five districts to sign a petition. The ratio of the numbers of registered voters in the five districts is 6:5:5:4:5. In order for a candidate to be included on a ballet, what is the minimum percent of the total number of registered voters that must sign a petition?

The attempt at a solution

What I tried doing is since they are looking for theminimumpercent of the total number of registered voters that must sign the petition, was to look at the smaller numbers in the ratio: 5:4:5 and only these three since they are the smallest and will provide the minimum. I then tried taking the 12.5% and find 12.5% of each ratio but this lead me to nothing.

I am confused on where to go next.

Can you please help me?

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